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who is in the house here, a great writer out of baltimore put this book together and at the end, towards the end of the book, we were finishing up, greatcoat and activate i got engaged. i said congratulations. i said what happened? you guys did for a little bit. but virtue of the top? is that it was your father. your father has become a friend of mine and i thought he was telling me to make a commitment to the end a commitment to a long-term commitment -- lifetime commitment to the girl of my dreams. so i hope this little book helps people deal with being a father better or another, helps them deal with balancing all the facts. i hope it makes my father a few new friends and i hope you get a new friend by reading this book. thanks very much. [applause] ♪ >> i'm so excited about c-span coming to columbus. i c-span does that mean columbus band, but it might of the neck few days. so when you see c-span, think columbus. >> with the help of our time warner cable partners for the next hour will explore the literary scene here as we travel the city to talk with local authors, visit o
published in baltimore, which was a bigger slave trading town. they both wrote articles about different slave traders. one thing that this man was obese and had sold off children in broken families. actually, both of them. that is what they wrote about. in both cases, the slave traders waylaid them after their articles were printed, they beat the heck out of them, and then one lundy filed charges in this case, the judge said, well, you deserve it, and dismissed the case. in the garrison case, after beating there is not, the slave trader also charged him with libel. garrison was about to go on trial in baltimore in 1833. and he knew that he was not going to get a fair trial. so he skipped town and left in 1833. he went back to boston, and that's when he founded the liberator, which became the great antislavery publication in the united states. lundy had to leave town as well. he was charged in 1833 -- he wrote an article that was well-known in washington at the time. a black woman was walk across the bridge of the potomac and the constable started chasing her. and people in washington kn
. arisen with were publishing in baltimore which was a bigger slave trading town. they both wrote articles about difference led traders temecula, both of them. that is what they wrote about. beat they supplemented there and kim by kidnapping free blacks and selling them into slavery. the woman ran away. two bella the potomac and drowned. so he wrote an article. here's what happened. here's the name of the constable. district attorney is in, to do something about it. congress should. he hit the roof. when on and charged him and his printer, another white man who helped him run of the copies. electronic drive. the anti slavery people up. one to get rid of the antislavery forces. he was facing $1,000 fine. $20,000 to $100,000. so collected one meal from his friends and took off and went to philadelphia. that was key. >> mainstream press. to bring this whole thing. >> there were a lot of papers of the time. three daily newspapers. three different tendencies. now part of washington d.c. the 11 newspapers. there were aligned with political factions in the government. so they would talk about --
a frank bring in a club from baltimore in 1903 that doesn't have a name and over time the gates a name and become the new york yankees. big bill was the cofounder of the new york yankees. >> it was the way tamney would operate. the tam nigh guy owned the new york giants. he owned the new york giants and head of the transit . >> anyone wanted to train them put a stadium they couldn't get transportation there because of freed month. here's a story i don't know if kevin knows if you want for the baseball guys. i met with a police historian the other night. and he knows his stuff. and he tells me that the new york yank agree low go one of the most famous low go the interlocking n and y. it was based on a tiffany merit of valor award for the police back in the 1870s. but here what he told me the guy named mcdowell was the bag man for gluer williams he was on a bender and was drunk and sleeping it off in a tenderloin saloon when three irish thieves drop through the skylight and he wakes up he's carrying the -- [inaudible] he fights the three crooks and gets shot in the line of duty. so a bag
york giants for the national league baseball. so he and his partner bring in a club from baltimore in 1803 that doesn't have a name. and over time to get the name and it's become the new york yankees. big bill dead greek, adversary with the new york yankees. >> if friedman was best tammany guy, heat island -- as the owner of the new york giants was sort of the steinbrenner of the state. he often new york giants >> if anyone wanted to put a stadium somewhere, they couldn't get any transportation there because if friedman. but here's a little story i don't even know if kevin knows. >> i'm out with the police the other night and he really knows his stuff. he tells me that the new york yankees logo is one of the most famous in sport, interlocking n. n. y. i want is the part the story is based on a louis tiffany merritt of valor award for the police in the 1870s. but here's what he tells me, the guy who got away was a guy named dowel. he was on a bender and was drunk and sleeping it off at the tenderloin saloons and three i wish these drop through the skyline. admit dowell doesn't want
not say his name because he moved the franchise to baltimore and takes it personally. [laughter] is a good friend of mine he was a driving force behind the knicks and library and a great man. >> first edition. [laughter] of this does well we will do a second edition. [laughter] >> what is the secret to winning in november? >> i cannot tell you how many people like me to immigrants who say i have never voted but this is the 1/2 to vote. [applause] that has to be translated into the rowboats. i say this all the time to not underestimate the power of prayer. >> guide dedicated "50 things liberals love to hate" to denny's the lost to cancer. whose love and laugh made in the world better place. last year she was sick the review audience knew that and prayed regularly. she said maybe we will inspire other people. in that year she was never in pain, never sick and never free and. she was not a super woman but i will believe she was strong because of the power of prayer with deigned our four boys now leno she looks out over me hoping the book is the best seller. take it from me. prayer works when
name and where you're from? >> my name's daniel coreturn, and i'm from baltimore,
. baltimore, maryland, was the second. and what concerned us, we felt we had read a lot about the history, the treatment, the poor treatment of the north vietnamese, we were funding that war in the 1950s. france was broke. and do you have any comments on our use of agent orange against a country that, as far as we could find, hadn't done anything to anybody? and whether any observations that you came across on the 1968 democratic convention? and do you see any hope for this country learning something, rather than perpetuating? and i did meet soldiers who said they saw shell oil trucks crossing the front lines into north vietnam. i don't know whether you came across any ties to the oil industry as part of this. thank you. >> in terms of the agent orange, i didn't actually run across much of that in terms of what i saw in the documents in united states. one of these issues, i mean, you know, if i were alive in the non-i would have opposed the american intervention. i think the situation over there was already complicated, and what u.s. intervention ended up doing was making the war much blo
because he moved the franchise to baltimore, so hugh takes that very personally. [laughter] but let me tell you something, hugh hewitt has been so kind and gracious, and he's a great friend of mine. 's great to promote tonight's event. he, of course, was a driving force behind the nixon library, and he's one of my best friends in the -- >> the second question is, why'd you stop at 50? [laughter] >> first edition. if this book does well, we'll do a second edition, i hope. >> next question back here. >> yes, sir. >> yeah, mike, what's the secret to winning in november? >> well, as we talked about raising the bar, you've got to vote. i can't tell you how many people i meet around the country, hard working people, dishwashers, legal immigrants who say i've never voted, but this is the year i have to vote for mitt romney. this is the year i've gotta vote. [applause] the enthusiasm is there, we just have got to translate that into actual, literal votes, and, you know, just -- and i say this all the time, it's very important to me, don't minimize or underestimate the power of prayer. prayer w
. >> host: john in baltimore, you are on with -- professor john lewis gaddis. >> caller: i have a question. as a high school instructor i was interested in exporting what you discussed with your reliance on the classics and the new curriculum you have been doing and being your opinion i was wondering which classics do you think could be used to best in for u.s. foreign policy regarding the situation in israel. >> guest: the problem with influencing u.s. foreign policy is policymakers don't read classical works. nobody in government has the time. henry kissinger famously said years ago that policymakers bring into the job the intellectual capital accumulated before they took the job and they draw down on it and that means what they learned in school. our program at yale is not a program of trying to influence current policy in any regard. we are not a think tank or anything like that. we are trying to think about what kinds of books you want the leaders of the country who may not be the leaders of the country for another 30 years what books would you want them to read and that was how we th
,, hello my name is daniel coburn and i am from baltimore, maryland. >> it was fantastic. he has a really top talent. >> it was a book you wanted to read before you came today? >> i actually read it before i came today and he has a new book out that i will be taking up when i get home. >> any other books that do you recommend as well? >> in general, i just finished up the king of gang of thrones book. very entertaining to read. >> with you currently reading now? >> well, i'm going to be picking up the oath. >> here at the 12th annual national book festival on the national mall in washington dc, we are joined by david rubenstein, cochair of the carlyle group and a benefactor of the national book festival. mr. rubin side, with your connection? >> i have been involved with the library of congress for a while. i agreed to put up $5 million to help get funded for the next five years. and so that was my initial contact. subsequently, i provided additional money so it could be a two-day affair. originally it was a one-day event. today is the second day, it's a sunday. that is my connection. >> a
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